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William (Bill) John Bruce Robertson

December 29, 1941 — March 17, 2024

William (Bill) John Bruce Robertson, 82 of Bala, Ontario passed away peacefully on March 17, 2024, at the Pines Nursing Home in Bracebridge. He was born in 1941, in Toronto, Ontario and was raised in the town of Weston.  He met his wife Susan Robertson (nee Limbert) in North Toronto at St. James Bond, United Church. Bill is survived by his wife of 57 years, Susan, along with his sons Mark (Julia nee Sherk) and Warren (Andrea), along with 3 grandchildren Mason, Noah and Elsie.

He is predeceased by his mother Jean (nee Hardie), father Bruce Robertson and step-mother Ann Robertson, and brother Robert (Bob) Robertson and Susan’s mother and father Elsie (Lenore) and Horace Limbert and brother David Limbert and his wife Grace.  He is survived by Bob’s wife Sharon (nee McPharland) and their daughters, Melissa and Meaghan (husband Brandon and their daughter Summer). 

Bill was a proud Scout and hockey player as a youth.  He was a successful salesman, running his own business representing several sporting goods, and clothing manufacturers.

Bill loved spending his free time on the lake, retiring on Lake Muskoka, and enjoyed many travels with his wife and family. He loved telling stories, chatting on the phone, playing cards, having dinner with family and friends, and spending time with his beloved family dogs over the years.

Bill loved life and left a legacy of kindness.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2024 at 11:00 am, followed by a reception at Mount Pleasant Funeral Centre, 375 Mount Pleasant Road, Toronto, Ontario.

A private family interment of his ashes will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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